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Electoral Competition and the New Incumbency Advantage

Kathryn A. DePalo

in The Failure of Term Limits in Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060484
eISBN:
9780813050744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060484.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter two assesses whether term limits have increased electoral competition. Forced turnover has facilitated more competition but only for open seat races. Legislators now effectively “own” their ... More


Resegregation

Pamela Grundy

in Color and Character: West Charlotte High and the American Struggle over Educational Equality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469636078
eISBN:
9781469636092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636078.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Shows how the end of busing and the advent of school choice sparked widespread resegregation, particularly in inner-city neighborhoods and outer-ring suburbs. Describes the effects of resegregation ... More


Separate and Unequal

Pamela Grundy

in Color and Character: West Charlotte High and the American Struggle over Educational Equality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469636078
eISBN:
9781469636092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636078.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Traces the rise of the "corporate reform" approach to school improvement, which involved increased testing and analysis of test data, an intensive focus on separating "good" from "bad" teachers, and ... More


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